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RiversHughey

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
I am a wife, Great Dane mom, wanna-be runner, so-so baker and traveler (among other things). I try to live my life one day at a time in hopes that one day I'll figure it all out, but if not, at least I'll enjoy my journey.
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winging it: a how-to (not) story by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I take full responsibility for my lack of preparedness for the Louisiana Half Marathon. This story is not cringe-worthy or hard to read, though. It is better described as ... Read on »
bite and booze by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 12-17-11 Rivers Hughey Claim Your Journey . (CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO MY EPISODE) Recently, I was lucky enough to be a guest on the Bite and Booze Radio Show pr ... Read on »
the final countdown by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, my 30 days are up. Here is a final update on my bucket list. I completed as many items as I could, plus I added a few other fun things that happened for good meas ... Read on »
corks n canvas by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One of the items on my bucket list was to visit Corks N Canvas. Well, we can scratch that one of the list! Here is a video recap of my experience… Read on »
hey, here’s an update. by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here is an update on how my bucket list project is going. Read on »
bucket list by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Walk my dog for an hour each day Take a photography lesson Try at least 3 new (to me) and interesting restaurants Go see a play Run a 5K in under ... Read on »
trail running by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last Saturday, Oct. 22, I ran my first trail race. The 2nd Annual Cane Field Classic on Margaret Plantation in Port Allen, La. may not have been your typical “trail ... Read on »
mad men party by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few weeks ago we celebrated our good friend Brandon Williams birthday by throwing a Mad Men themed party…and it was FUN. We wore decade appropriate clothing, drank a ... Read on »
pure perfection by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For those of you who have been living under a rock this past week, Brooks Running released the PureProject line of shoes. I had been [excitedly] keeping up with the upcomi ... Read on »
adventures in bicycling by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One thing my husband, Kevin, enjoys is cycling. He has invested a lot of time, money and energy into this hobby; which is fine by me, because he loves it. From his cycling ... Read on »
food truck mania by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For those of you who are not up to speed on this food truck revolution that is happening all around us, i’ll help you out. A food truck is basically just a resta ... Read on »
rain or shine by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “Rain or shine” has never been a saying I’ve ever used to decide whether or not to run a race. Usually, if it’s raining, I wait until it’s shining to go for a jog. This pa ... Read on »
gobble gobble by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Since this weekend was a holiday and we had some extra time on our hands, I decided to make a cheesecake. I have always heard horror stories about making cheesecake, so I ... Read on »
running on the moon by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I didn’t really run on the moon (I’m sure you needed that clarified), but I did run in an AlterG Anti-Gravity machine . It was… interesting. My friend Katie invited me ... Read on »
happy birthday by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today my blog turns one year old! It’s hard to believe the adventures that have been documented and the things I will accomplish, yet. I think it is only appropriate that ... Read on »
leveling off by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve finally reached a point at which I’m not training for anything. The Louisiana Half Marathon is in my horizon, but that isn’t until January 15 (the day before my birth ... Read on »
something to wine about by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As you all know (or if you don’t, refer to THIS post), I began running a little under a year ago with the understanding that I would be allowed to sign up for and run in t ... Read on »
new door by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last weekend, not only did we work ferociously in our yard, we also painted our front door. We thought long and hard about our color options, which clearly is important. I ... Read on »
all in a days work by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Since Kevin and I moved into our house (almost) a year ago, we haven’t done much work in the yard. We have slowly been decorating and buying furniture for the inside of ou ... Read on »
sign me up by RiversHughey Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, in a bit of a motivated and excited moment, I finally bit the bullet and officially signed up for the  Louisiana Marathon Half Marathon . I’m so excited th ... Read on »